Unique dinner of foraged foods at Awbury Arboretum

Local Life | August 4th, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Len Lear Even foodies who try every new restaurant and follow every food trend and novelty have probably never had a dinner like the one available to local residents at the third annual “Forest-to-Plate” dinner Thursday, Aug. 10, 6 to 9:30 p.m., at the beautiful Awbury Arboretum in Germantown. Going back in time — […]

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From Weavers Way groceries to fine art: Mt. Airy artist the ‘maven of deteriorating buildings’

Arts, Featured Post | July 27th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Most people probably pay little attention to deteriorating buildings in Philadelphia, but when Mt. Airy’s Lara Cantu-Hertzler sees one, she envisions a work of art. You might even say she is the Philadelphia artistic maven of old, crumbling buildings since her artistic renderings of them have earned her numerous gallery exhibits and […]

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